FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Iowa Tasks - Land and Property Intro

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Description

The purpose of this task is to add the introduction to land and property records on Ohio county pages.

This task is beginner task and requires basic experience with copying and pasting in wikitext.

New to the wiki?

  • See Help to request individual mentoring or to join community discussions.
  • See Editing Help – Online Video Demonstration.
  • See Editing Articles – Online Class.

Questions about editing this project?

You may wish to print these instructions before you begin editing.
To Print:

  • Go to the top right-hand corner of the page within the the white area.
  • Locate the word Print or the icon of a printer. Click on the icon.
  • Print.

Instructions

1. Check the Assignment Chart below to choose a county to edit.

2. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart below.

3. For each county, you will add information to the county page by editing in wikitext. Read the general instructions then follow the wikitext link to continued task directions about using wikitext to edit this project.

  • If you have questions about editing, go to wiki help links under the heading Description.

4. Mark the Assignment Chart below to indicate you have finished the task.

Wikitext Editing Instructions

1. Click on your chosen county name in the Assignment Chart. This will take you to your county page.

2. Login to the FamilySearch wiki using your FamilySearch login name and password. Find the sign-in area in the top right-hand corner of the page.

3. Scroll to the heading Land and Property Records.

4. Open the Land and Property Records heading for editing by clicking on the pen in square on the right-hand side of the page, opposite the heading title.

5. Click on the word wikitext in the toolbox at the top left of the edit box.

6. Place your cursor immediately after the heading Land and Property Records and strike the enter key on your keyboard. This moves your cursor to a new line.

7. While in wiki text, copy and paste the following template under the heading Land and Property Records:

{{IA Land Intro}}

8.If there is any other text under the heading, be sure to place the intro template on a separate line before any additional text.

9. Save the page.

10. Save the page and exit. The task is complete.

Example of Completed Heading

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Iowa Land and Property for additional information about earlyIowa land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Example of a Completed Section

See Appling County, Iowa Land and Property

Assignment Chart Instructions

If you are accepting this task:

1. Sign in to the wiki at the upper right-hand corner of this page. Use your FamilySearch account username and password.
2. Open the Assignment Chart for editing by clicking on the check mark in the box at the right opposite the Assignment Table heading.
3. Place your cursor in the box under the heading Name/Date Task Accepted and opposite your county of choice.
4. Not all counties are included in the chart below. If your county is not listed, this task is not needed for your county.
5. Type 4 tildes (~). This symbol is located on the upper left-hand part of your keyboard, next to the number 1. The ~~~~ is an electronic signature and will leave your user name and date when you signed.
6. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Adams County for adding Family History Center".
7. Click on the box "Save Page".
8. You are now signed up to complete this task.
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If you are completing this task:

  • Follow the same instructions as accepting the task, except place your cursor in the correct county box under the heading Date Completed. Change your summary sentence to something like, "Completed Adams County for societies." Thank you!

 Assignment Chart

County Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Adair Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Adams Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Allamakee Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Appanoose Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Audubon Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Benton Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Black Hawk Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Boone Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Bremer Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Buchanan Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Buena Vista Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Butler Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Calhoun Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Carroll Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Cass Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Cedar Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Cerro Gordo Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Cherokee Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Chickasaw Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Clarke Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Clay Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Clayton Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Clinton Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Crawford Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Dallas Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Davis Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Decatur Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Delaware Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Des Moines Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Dickinson Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Dubuque Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Emmet Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Fayette Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Floyd Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Franklin Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Fremont Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Greene Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Grundy Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Guthrie Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Hamilton Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Hancock Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Hardin Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Harrison Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Henry Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Howard Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Humboldt Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Ida Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Iowa Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Jackson Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Jasper Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Jefferson Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Johnson Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Jones Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Keokuk Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Kossuth Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Lee Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Linn Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Louisa Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Lucas Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Lyon Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Madison Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Mahaska Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Marion Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Marshall Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Mills Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Mitchell Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Monona Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Monroe Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Montgomery Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Muscatine Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
O'Brien Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Osceola Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Page Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Palo Alto Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Plymouth Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Pocahontas Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Polk Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Pottawattamie Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Poweshiek Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Ringgold Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Sac Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Scott Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Shelby Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Sioux Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Story Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Tama Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Taylor Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Union Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Van Buren Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Wapello Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Warren Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Washington Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Wayne Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Webster Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Winnebago Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Winneshiek Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Woodbury Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Worth Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Wright Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC) Donnaevelynb 21:12, 13 June 2013 (UTC)